Vital Venues


Vital Venues funded training for hall committees

Vital Venues is pleased to announce ‘Trustee Induction’ and ‘Business Planning’ workshops funded by Awards for All to support volunteers who manage village halls, community centres and other community buildings.     The Trustee Induction Workshop...

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Treverbyn Community Hall reopens to another massive funding success

Nikki George December 16, 2014 Funding News No Comments

         Following an extensive refurbishment funded by Sita Cornwall’s Flagship Grant programme, the newly renovated and extended hall was officially declared open again on Friday 28th November. A packed out hall, full of smiley faces witnessed young people from the village cut the...

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Vital Venues Secures funding to provide new workshops

Vital Venues Secures funding to provide new workshops Thanks to support from the Big Lottery, Vital Venues is planning a series of fully funded workshop sessions across Cornwall in early 2015. The workshops are free for community building managers to attend. Previous workshop sessions...

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New funding for minibuses to community transport operators

Nikki George November 26, 2014 Funding News Opportunities No Comments

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced that hundreds of vital community groups from across the country will receive additional support. £25 million will be made available to provide hundreds of new minibuses to community transport operators in rural and isolated areas....

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Funding success for new Community Café in Treverbyn

Life just gets busier and busier in Treverbyn and Stenalees. Treverbyn Together who with the help of lots of volunteers from their local community are currently busily painting and decorating their recently extended hall ahead of its reopening have also been successful in securing...

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Start-up Funding to establish Community Micro Libraries

Nikki George November 11, 2014 Cornwall Council Funding News Opportunities No Comments

Could your community building host the next Community Micro Library? A micro library is a browsing collection of approximately 200 books which include fiction, non-fiction and junior books, to give a flavour what is available from the wider library service in Cornwall.  Customers are...

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Additional Funding from the Big Lottery

  The Big Lottery have announced that grant holders of their flagship Reaching Communities and Reaching Community Buildings programmes will be offered additional funds to develop their organisation’s knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver more effective and sustainable...

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Can you help promote new programme to assist unemployed people in Cornwall

Be Your Own Boss the newest programme by the Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) is aimed at helping people who are not currently in employment, over 19 years old and who have a seed of an idea for creating a business that also has social or environmental purpose. Courses...

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Cornish Community Hall Could Win £3000

Treverbyn Community Hall, a Stenalees based charity, is one of four charities in the area to be selected for a Lloyds Bank Community Award. Earlier this year, over 7,000 community groups across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Channel Islands were nominated to the...

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The Prince’s Countryside Fund – Autumn Round

admin September 26, 2014 Funding News Opportunities No Comments

The budget for the autumn round is £600,000 with grants of up to £50,000 available to not-for-profit organisations, charities, social enterprises, Community Interest Companies, Companies limited by guarantee, and unincorporated associations. The Prince’s Countryside Fund has been...

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Free professional advice at Power of Partnership event

Could your organisation use support from solicitors, architects, branding & marketing specialists building surveyors, accountants and other professional firms?   Do you want to know how you can achieve more for your organisation by working in partnership?   Then come to...

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energyfund Cornwall: Last call for applications!

There are now less than four weeks remaining for groups to submit an application to energyfund Cornwall to claim their share of £300,000 of grant funding. There are lots of great communities across Cornwall already taking part – view projects here and don’t forget, projects...

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Bringing sunshine to Treverbyn

Treverbyn Community Hall launch campaign on energyfund Cornwall to gather support for Solar Panel installation   Treverbyn Community Hall, a Stenalees based charity, has launched an energyfund Cornwall campaign to ask the community to support their bid for a £8,000 grant to...

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How to Get Funding For Your Community Project

This months live discussion on the Just Act Forum is all about “how to get funding for your community project”. To participate in the discussion you just need to register (takes 2 mins) with Just Act and can do so by clicking here.   Just Act provides practical advice...

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‘Art and Music’ Meet The Funders Event

After a fantastic event earlier this year at Fraddon CRCC’s Capacity Building Team are pleased to announce their next “Meet the Funder”  event  on the 9th October from 10am till 3pm. The event is open to any community group based in Cornwall that provides art or music activities in the...

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Free professional advice available through Community Assist

Community Assist is open for applications and we want to hear from you if your organisation could benefit from free professional advice and accredited training. A range of professional advice and support is on offer and new businesses are being recruited each week.  The type of...

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Your Voice Your Vision – Have Your Say !

Village halls Reminder! Your voice your vision The BIG Lottery is consulting on how it should be spending its funds. The consultation is online and requires you to sign in: Click on the link above you will be taken to the page where you will see...

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ACRE Community Loan Fund

ACRE Community Loan Fund Leading rural network ACRE has been re awarded the contract to manage a £700,000 Defra loan fund for rural community buildings. The Rural Community Buildings Loan Fund plays a crucial role in helping community groups renovate, refurbish and construct buildings...

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Community Ownership and Management of Assetts

Community Ownership & Management of Assets – Capital Grants Now Open with June 26 Deadline Grants of between £100,000 and £500,000 are available to community interest groups with well-evidenced local connections, established for charitable, benevolent or philanthropic...

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Local Firm helps rebuild Treverbyn Community Hall

admin April 16, 2014 Funding News No Comments

Established Cornish building firm Ron Bullock Building Contractors have won a £180,000 contract to renovate and extend Treverbyn Community Hall. The improvement works to this vital venue, funded through SITA Cornwall Trust’s Flagship grant scheme, will see a new mezzanine floor...

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Community ‘Drop In’ Session

admin April 15, 2014 Funding No Comments

Wednesday 30th April 2014 – The Swan Hotel, Wadebridge,   CRCC DROP IN Wednesday 30th April 10am till 2..30pm Cornwall Rural Community Council’s (CRCC) Capacity Building Team will be out and about in the community running FREE “Drop in” Clinics for local community groups. We...

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Does your Community have a great winning project ?

admin March 27, 2014 Big Lottery Funding No Comments

  The Big Lottery and ITV have launched the People’s Millions public voting competition for 2014. Organisations can apply for up to £50,000 for projects that help communities as well as transform their local environment Projects can include: Projects to make the local environment...

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Were you a victim of the recent storms ?

admin March 25, 2014 Funding No Comments

  Cornwall Community Foundation still have grants available from their     Emergency Fund for individuals and organisations whose properties or  activities have been  severely affected by the recent storm damage including flooding.   There is no maximum grant limit, people are...

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Have you heard about Crowdfunding?

admin February 14, 2014 Funding Marketing Opportunities No Comments

CRCC Capacity Building Team and invite you to a FREE 3 hour event to explore Crowdfunding as an avenue of income for your community group in Cornwall  – Don’t miss out, first come first serve on the 24th February from 9am. have teamed up with...

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£2m for Village Halls in Cornwall

As the dawning of a new year brings opportunities and renewed enthusiasm, it is timely to give our best wishes to volunteers managing the village halls, community centres and other community buildings across Cornwall.  What new challenges will you accept for this year?  Perhaps you’re...

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New project support fund launches today

From community centres to brand new social housing schemes, the new £14 million Community Led Project Support fund is opening up possibilities for communities to push forward local building projects right across the country. Locality is in touch with dozens of local groups and parish...

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Treverbyn Community Hall refurbishment

admin January 15, 2014 Funding News No Comments

Plans for the refurbishment of Treverbyn Community Hall are moving forwards with the recent appointments of Plymouth based Studiojb Architectural Services Ltd and Cornish Quantity Surveyors, Wm G Weller & Son Ltd. Working closely with Treverbyn Together and the project funders,...

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NEW funding ‘The ScrewFix Foundation’

admin September 24, 2013 Funding News Opportunities No Comments

The Screwfix Foundation is a new charity set up by Screwfix in 2013. We have a clear purpose of raising funds to support projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities specifically for those in need in the UK. We raise funds throughout the year...

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Goonhilly Wind Farm Community Fund

  The Cornwall Community Foundation are welcoming applications to the Goonhilly Wind Farm Community Fund. This fund supports community projects based in and for the benefit of people in the TR12 postcode. For further information please contact Donna Martyn at Cornwall Community...

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New funding available to boost local communities

admin July 5, 2013 Funding No Comments

Active Communities is for community groups and not-for-profit organisations with an income of less than £350,000 a year that are seeking investment of between £5,000 and £25,000 a year, for projects lasting up to two years.  The projects should take place within a small area for a...

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